The population of Redditch is 85,568 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Redditch to be 86,185. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Redditch grew by an estimated 307 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 1,250. Compare population by area.
Redditch's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.4%, which is 0.2% higher than the average population growth rate in Redditch for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.2%).
Redditch covers an area of 54 square kilometres (21 square miles) and has a population density of 1,577 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 23 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Redditch was 49, and net international migration into Redditch was 167.
Redditch's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Redditch if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.76, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 11.2, led to population increases of 956 during the year, and Redditch's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.1 resulted in a 778 population decrease. In total, a net 178 person natural increase.
During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net outflow of 341 in 2011 to a net 49 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 144 in 2011 to an inflow of 167 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 538 people in 2011 to 178 in 2020.
Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 254% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).
Redditch's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Redditch's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Redditch is forecast to be 85,173 in 2025 and 85,120 in 2030.
Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021. Data sources: ONS Local statistics